Job - COUNTRY DIRECTOR - MALAWI
COUNTRY DIRECTOR - MALAWI
Non Profit, Zomba, Malawi

A non profit social enterprise that supplies input loans and training to smallholders is in search of a Country Director as they look to deepen and broaden their impact in Malawi. As the Malawi Country Director, you will oversee a social enterprise with two programs that currently include around 250 employees across the Southern Region. The incumbent must commit to living in Zomba, Malawi for a minimum of three years. Inital CVs sent to client. Applications still welcome.

Position Published
19 Sep 2018
Position Updated
1 Oct 2018
Applications Invited
97 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist Sent to Client
5 Shortlisted
Interviews Pending
0 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
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19 Sep
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Applications Invited
Search In Progress
Shortlist Sent to Client
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
97 Applications
5 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
60% Complete
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Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Operations Director
Supervision Of
Programme Staff
Interacts With
Department Heads / Management / Strategic Partners
Job Description
Develop and refine a long-term vision and 5-year plan for the social enterprise within Malawi.
Draft annual country goals, including team priorities, R&D projects, sales and impact targets.
Identify and address short-term and long-term risks and remove roadblocks to success.
Monitor team sustainability and make adjustments to workload where needed.
Lead and inspire all levels of staff.
Recruit and retain the best talent from both international and national talent pools.
Ensure key linkages and communication between in-country department heads and global support.
Help lead the annual country budget process in line with goal setting.
Monitor program financial sustainability and our Social Return on Investment (SROI) performance through monthly Budget-vs-Actual analyses and gross margin decisions.
Provide necessary information and due diligence request support for Malawi-specific funding opportunities.
Candidate Specification
Experience
10 years
Education Level
Degree
Qualifications
Relevant qualification. Masters (MBA / MPA highly advantageous).
Software
Industry Related
Equipment
PC
Knowledge Of
Starting a field program in an emerging market / Starting a business or social enterprise
Skills To
Lead the development of the Malawi country program strategy and vision
Ability To
Manage a growing team / Ensure appropriate levels of business controls are in place
Personality
Entrepreneurial / Big picture thinker
Organisation
Industry
Non Profit
Culture
Dynamic
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 35 and 50 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Zomba, Malawi
Remuneration
Negotiable
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